The table below looks at the statistics for the WPF Developer role in IT contracts advertised for the City of London region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited WPF Developer in their job title over the 3 months to 31 August 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Location
3 months to
31 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Windows Presentation Foundation (WPF) Developer
Rank 181 187 191
Rank change year-on-year
+6 +4
Contract jobs requiring a WPF Developer 22 13 29
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.41% 0.22% 0.40%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.44% 0.24% 0.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 22 12 28
Average daily rate
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£600 £588 £563
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.12% +4.44%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £402 £443
10% offered a daily rate of more than £673 £645 £658
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £375 £325
% change year-on-year
-6.66% +15.38%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £43.00 £45.00 £33.50
% change year-on-year
-4.44% +34.32%
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised in the City of London region. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such the figures in the first row provide an indication of the total number of contract jobs in the overall sample.

Job Titles Category
City of London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
5044 5363 6721
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 93.08% 92.20% 92.73%
Number of daily rates quoted 3955 3878 4908
Average daily rate £451 £450 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+0.11% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £285 £275 £277
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 75 91 148
Average hourly rate £15.75 £18.00 £19.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-12.50% -7.69%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.88 £12.90 £13.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £39.05 £35.00 £34.25
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.00 £16.50 £17.00
% change year-on-year
+3.03% -2.94%

WPF Developer
Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing WPF Developer in the job title across the City of London region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

WPF Developer Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

WPF Developer
Daily Rate Trend in the City of London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing WPF Developer across the City of London region.

WPF Developer Daily Rate Trend in the City of London

WPF Developer
Daily Rate Histogram in the City of London

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing WPF Developer across the City of London region over the 3 months to 31 August 2015.

WPF Developer Daily Rate Histogram in the City of London

WPF Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the City of London

For the 6 months to 31 August 2015, IT contractor jobs across the City of London region that cited WPF Developer in their job title mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled with WPF Developer in their job title.

1 39 (100.00%) WPF
2 36 (92.31%) C#
3 25 (64.10%) Front Office
4 21 (53.85%) Banking
5 17 (43.59%) .NET
6 14 (35.90%) Finance
7 12 (30.77%) SQL Server
7 12 (30.77%) MVVM
8 11 (28.21%) Agile Software Development
9 10 (25.64%) SQL
9 10 (25.64%) Reactive Extensions
10 9 (23.08%) Multithreading
10 9 (23.08%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
11 8 (20.51%) TDD
11 8 (20.51%) Investment Banking
11 8 (20.51%) VBA
12 7 (17.95%) WinForms
12 7 (17.95%) Low Latency
13 6 (15.38%) LINQ
13 6 (15.38%) Mathematics
13 6 (15.38%) Fixed Income
13 6 (15.38%) Java
14 5 (12.82%) T-SQL
14 5 (12.82%) ASP.NET
14 5 (12.82%) Physics
14 5 (12.82%) Electronic Trading
15 4 (10.26%) SQL Server 2008
15 4 (10.26%) Algorithmic Trading
15 4 (10.26%) FX Algorithmic Trading
15 4 (10.26%) Sybase

WPF Developer
Top Related IT Skills in the City of London by Category

For the 6 months to 31 August 2015, IT contractor jobs across the City of London region that cited WPF Developer in their job title mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled with WPF Developer in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 2 (5.13%) IIS
2 1 (2.56%) JBoss
2 1 (2.56%) WebLogic
Applications
1 4 (10.26%) MS Excel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (30.77%) SQL Server
2 4 (10.26%) MS Access
2 4 (10.26%) SQL Server 2005
2 4 (10.26%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (2.56%) Relational Database
3 1 (2.56%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 2 (5.13%) NUnit
1 2 (5.13%) Moq
2 1 (2.56%) WinDbg
2 1 (2.56%) Mockito
2 1 (2.56%) Subversion
2 1 (2.56%) Maven
2 1 (2.56%) JUnit
General
1 25 (64.10%) Front Office
2 21 (53.85%) Banking
3 14 (35.90%) Finance
4 8 (20.51%) Investment Banking
5 1 (2.56%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 39 (100.00%) WPF
2 17 (43.59%) .NET
3 10 (25.64%) Reactive Extensions
4 7 (17.95%) WinForms
5 6 (15.38%) LINQ
6 5 (12.82%) ASP.NET
7 3 (7.69%) Rendezvous
7 3 (7.69%) HTML
7 3 (7.69%) WCF
7 3 (7.69%) HTML5
7 3 (7.69%) AngularJS
8 2 (5.13%) ASP.NET Web API
8 2 (5.13%) Silverlight
8 2 (5.13%) Web Services
9 1 (2.56%) JMS
9 1 (2.56%) Middleware
9 1 (2.56%) CSS
9 1 (2.56%) SOAP
9 1 (2.56%) J2EE
9 1 (2.56%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 9 (23.08%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
2 6 (15.38%) Fixed Income
2 6 (15.38%) Mathematics
3 5 (12.82%) Physics
4 3 (7.69%) Computer Science
5 2 (5.13%) Derivative
5 2 (5.13%) Interest Rate Derivative
5 2 (5.13%) Credit Risk
5 2 (5.13%) Visualisation
5 2 (5.13%) Hedge funds
5 2 (5.13%) User Experience
5 2 (5.13%) Data Structures
6 1 (2.56%) Algorithms
6 1 (2.56%) N-Tier
6 1 (2.56%) Equities
6 1 (2.56%) Swaptions
Operating Systems
1 2 (5.13%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (30.77%) MVVM
2 11 (28.21%) Agile Software Development
3 9 (23.08%) Multithreading
4 8 (20.51%) TDD
5 7 (17.95%) Low Latency
6 5 (12.82%) Electronic Trading
7 4 (10.26%) FX Algorithmic Trading
7 4 (10.26%) Algorithmic Trading
8 3 (7.69%) Unit Testing
8 3 (7.69%) Business Analysis
8 3 (7.69%) Technical Architecture
9 2 (5.13%) Data Management
9 2 (5.13%) Software Engineering
9 2 (5.13%) SDLC
9 2 (5.13%) Dependency Injection
9 2 (5.13%) Time Management
9 2 (5.13%) Portfolio Management
9 2 (5.13%) Analytics
10 1 (2.56%) Memory Management
10 1 (2.56%) Monte Carlo Method
Programming Languages
1 36 (92.31%) C#
2 10 (25.64%) SQL
3 8 (20.51%) VBA
4 6 (15.38%) Java
5 5 (12.82%) T-SQL
6 3 (7.69%) JavaScript
7 2 (5.13%) VB
8 1 (2.56%) XAML
8 1 (2.56%) ANSI SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (5.13%) Degree
Vendors
1 4 (10.26%) Sybase
2 3 (7.69%) TIBCO
2 3 (7.69%) Oracle
3 2 (5.13%) Microsoft
4 1 (2.56%) DevExpress
4 1 (2.56%) Typemock